Columns

Taking a working or a real vacation this summer?

August 18, 2016

Shawn Healy The Daily Record Newswire In the busy world of law firms and intimidating goals for billable hours, the time spent at the firm can grow, and the time spent outside of work can diminish. Most associates feel pressure, either internal or external, ...

Salmon patties, many ways

August 18, 2016

Nick Roumel There was a time, if I didn’t have all the ingredients for a recipe in sufficient amounts, I would freeze. I would consign myself to running to the store, borrowing from a neighbor, or abandoning the project. Those days are long gone, my ...

Summer's a good season to think about marketing

August 18, 2016

Edward Poll Dolan Media Newswires It’s probably been a long time for most of you since the lazy days of summer: your student days when things got hectic only nine months out of the year. This is true for your potential clients, too, which is why summer ...

Come one, come all, adopt a highway!

August 18, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek In Michigan, we have all seen the road signs that recognize a family, business or organization that has volunteered to spruce up the highway by picking up litter for a certain number of miles.  I saw some of the “Adopt A ...

Hard-boiled litigator went soft-boiled

August 18, 2016

This hard-boiled litigator went soft boiled, and I’m $40 poorer for it. I recently visited Los Angeles for the first time since 1978. All I remember from that trip was a young tough, wearing a t-shirt that said “I like to ____” (use your ...

MY TURN: Corporate lawyer known as Detroit's 'man for all seasons'

August 18, 2016

A Republican insider, attorney Richard Van Dusen possessed a deft political touch that was admired on both sides of the aisle, earning praise as the "Motor City's man for all seasons." It was a label he wore with humility during a legal and public service ...